The Hellbound Heart (Paperback)Clive Barker (author)
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Clive Barker is widely acknowledged as the master of nerve-shattering horror. The Hellbound Heart is one of his best, one of the most dead-frightening stories you are likely to ever read, a story of the human heart and all the great terrors and ecstasies within. It was also the book behind the cult horror film, Hellraiser.
In a quiet house on a quiet street Frank and Julia are having an affair. Not your ordinary affair. For Frank it began with his own insatiable sexual appetite, a mysterious lacquered box- and then an unhinged voyage through a netherworld of imaginable pleasures and unimaginable horror... Now Frank- or what is left of Frank -waits in an empty room. All he wants is to live as he was before. All julia can do is bring him her unfulfilled passions...and a little flesh and blood...
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 174
Weight: 97 g
Dimensions: 178 x 111 x 13 mm
Praise for Clive Barker:
'Passionate and ingenious... A ride with remarkable views'
Times Literary Supplement
'A powerful and fascinating writer with a brilliant imagination... Clive Barker is an outstanding storyteller'
J G Ballard
'Barker's fecundity of invention is beyond praise. In a world of hard-bitten horror and originality, Clive Barker dislocates your mind'
Mail on Sunday
'Barker is much more than genre writer'
New York Times Book Review
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